How to Monitor Server and Application Resources

This KB is all about monitoring the server and application resources and demonstrating how much easier it is to keep an eye on your server.

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This KB is all about monitoring the server and application resources and demonstrating how much easier it is to keep an eye on your server and application resources to avoid any inconvenience. Several issues with the server and application arise when server resources go low, so it is best practice to surveil the server and application resources. Also, our new Application Monitoring Feature will allow you to view Traffic, PHP, Database, Disk, and Crons-related statistics.

Also, this surveillance will give you an idea of the server and application’s health so you can always upscale your server resources effortlessly to meet the requirements. Moreover, these statistics can also help you to debug many issues as well.

How to Monitor Server Resources

Here, we have listed a few topics to view the usage of primary server resources, so choose from the below topics.

RAM (Memory)

  • How to monitor the RAM usage of a server?

  • How to check the free memory of a server graphically?

  • How to view the memory consumption of a specific application?

  • How to monitor auto-healing restarts statistics?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the RAM monitoring section of the server, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

CPU (Processor)

  • How to monitor the CPU usage of a server?

  • How to view Idle CPU statistics?

  • How to check CPU consumption of a specific application?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the CPU monitoring section of the server, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

Bandwidth

  • How to monitor the bandwidth usage of a server?

  • How to view the bandwidth consumption graphically?

  • How to monitor incoming and outgoing network traffic?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the bandwidth monitoring section of the server, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

Disk (Storage)

  • How to monitor the disk usage of a server?

  • How to check the free disk space of a server?

  • How to view the rate of reading and writing operations per second on the disk?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the disk monitoring section of the server, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

Database

  • How to monitor the database connections of a server?

You can monitor the database connections easily using the Database monitoring section of the server, and here is a comprehensive guide.

Caching Services

  • How to monitor the caching services of a server?

  • How to monitor the statistics of Memcached and Varnish?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the caching monitoring section of the server, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

How to Monitor Application Resources

Here, we have listed a few topics to help you monitor the application resources, so choose from the below topics.

Traffic

  • How to view traffic statistics of an application?

  • How to view IP requests, bot traffic, status codes, and URL requests of an application?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the traffic monitoring section of the application, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

PHP

  • How to monitor the PHP performance of an application?

  • How to view the ongoing PHP processes, top requested, and slow requested PHP pages?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the PHP monitoring section of the application, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

Database

  • How to monitor the database statistics of an application?

  • How to view the active database connections, top slow, and currently running database queries of an application?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the database monitoring section of the application, and here is a guide answering all these questions.

Cron Jobs

  • How to monitor the cron jobs of an application using the Cloudways Platform?

You can monitor cron jobs of an application using the cron monitoring section of the application, and here is a guide answering this question.

Disk Usage

  • How to view application disk usage?

  • How to view the web files and database disk utilization of an application?

You can monitor all these statistics mentioned above using the disk monitoring section of the application, and here is a guide answering this question. Get to know about the best WPengine competitors in the market.

That’s it! We hope this article was helpful. If you need any help, then feel free to search your query on Cloudways Support Center or contact us via chat (Need a Hand > Send us a Message). Alternatively, you can also create a support ticket.

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